Preview New Product and Artisanry During LEGENDS 2014
Meet and Greet and Trunk Show: Frances Palmer at Hollyhock
Thursday, May 8
Internationally admired potter (and avid gardener) Frances Palmer will be visiting Hollyhock for a Trunk Show of her handmade ceramic vases and other beautiful pieces made in her Connecticut studio. Perfect for Mother’s Day gifts, Frances’ extensive collection of vases, bowls, platters, and more will be available for purchase at Hollyhock through LEGENDS and beyond.
Frances’ handmade ceramics are functional art – dishware or vases that can be used on a daily basis. Each piece, no matter how large or small, is considered an individual. Frances was recently featured in the May 2014 issue of Martha Stewart Living.
927 N. La Cienega Blvd
Hollyhock features classic and quirky antique and new home furnishings carefully selected by owner Suzanne Rheinstein, each item reflecting her travels and love of history. It has an eclectic mélange of 18th and 19th century antiques mixed with home accessories, art, contemporary furniture and books on interiors, architecture and living well. It also features the “Hollyhock Home Collection,” Suzanne’s unique line of custom upholstery, furniture and lighting. Hollyhock represents several international product lines, including the colorful hand-thrown lamps of Christopher Spitzmiller, Roy Hamilton ceramics, William Yeoward glass, Vladimir porcelain, and Suzanne’s Lee Jofa fabric and rug collections.
Open House: Preview the Jacques Garcia Collection at Baker
Thursday, May 8, and Friday, May 9
Visit Baker Furniture for a preview of the Jacques Garcia collection. With more than 40 large-scale projects completed each year, Jacques Garcia ranks as the most sought-after French interior decorator. Garcia project’s include James Joyce’s favorite restaurant, (Le Fouquet’s), Oscar Wilde’s Parisian residence (the Hotel des Beaux-Arts), and the magnificent restoration of Champ de Bataille.
Jacques Garcia’s current collection has over 105 pieces of casegoods and upholstery with 55 of those pieces comprising completely new designs. Over 40 items from this collection are on display during LEGENDS and these items are complemented by a full offering of tabletop pieces and lighting.
Complementing the detailed construction and design for his new collection, Garcia also incorporated 2 new wood finishes (Luxe and Nocturne), 2 new metal finishes (white gold and Fonderie) and the introduction of American forged steel as a new material providing contrast and interest.
The collection draws design influences from Art Deco, Classic Greek and Roman, Neo Classical and French Modernism. The iconic Atrium Chaise from this collection represents the synthesis of these classic styles into a statement piece only possible through Baker Furniture’s craftsmen.
Jacques Garcia designed the Atrium to showcase Baker’s skill. With countless details in wood and upholstery, an equally bespoke chaise would rarely be seen outside an atelier in Paris. Surpassing in geometry, joinery, veneering, and tailoring, the Atrium is an icon in the making.
The daring proportions of the Atrium reflect a high back over a low wood frame, over short splayed legs. A quartered mahogany back curves to a tolerance before wrapping into deeply cut side panels terminating in a scroll-all meticulously flushed into the base rail. While standard in Luxe or Ebonized, optional finishes are available. The upholstery can be specified in Baker fabric, COM, or COL.
For a complete listing of the Jacques Garcia collection, click here.
Enjoy French-themed treats and champagne each day of LEGENDS from noon until 6pm.
360 N. La Cienega Blvd
Baker Furniture speaks the language of style. Not satisfied to be of the moment, the company works to be of the movement, in the role of taste maker and innovator rather than a follower at the whim of fashion. The accent is on product – through Design, Materials, Craftsmanship, and Finish.
Open House: Hartmann & Forbes’ Boutique and Arte’s Inspiration Shop
May 7, 8, and 9
Please join us for the premiere of Hartmann & Forbes’ Boutique and Arte’s Inspiration Shop – each a first-of-its-kind product showcase featuring Hartmann & Forbes’ full line of natural products and Arte’s 2014 Spring Collections including the exciting collaboration with Le Corbusier.
Egg & Dart
525 N La Cienega Blvd
An exceptional resource for the finest home fashion designs specializing in highly styled, exquisitely crafted home and contract furnishings in a trend-setting highly productive showroom. Most of the showroom’s products are custom, made to order, in any finish. As a multi-line showroom, Egg & Dart supplies and ships products to projects all over the world.